How are millennials combating affordability issues?

In a new survey from Clever Real Estate, millennial respondents said they’re planning to buy a house within the next 12 months — and many of them are considering homes that’ll save them money in unconventional ways.

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding buyers back

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding back home sales, which reached a six-year low in December and have been on a steady decline since 2004.

Home price growth slows across the country

Experts believe that appreciation will continue to fall below 5 percent in 2019, but homes remain unaffordable for many.

Home appreciation slows, but prices remain out of reach

A pair of reports from Zillow and Redfin paint a picture of slowing price growth, but homes remain unaffordable to the middle class in many major metros.

Builder confidence in single-family home sales remains solid

The National Association of Home Builders’ index for newly built single-family homes rose 1 percentage point month-over-month to 68, continuing a five-month trend of scores in the high 60s.

How are agents (and their clients) coping with stock market jitters?

The stock market’s slump this week likely has many in the real estate industry wondering what the downswing means for their bottom line.

Seattle is more affordable than Detroit? How’s that even possible?

New York City clocked in as the least affordable city, with rent accounting for 121 percent of each paycheck for the typical city dweller, according to a new study released on Friday.

Realtors understand local housing problems better than anyone

Last week at the C.A.R. real estate summit, a Realtor gave a rousing speech about problems with the homeless. And while she acknowledged the need for compassion, she described the woes it creates for her community. She blasted local leadership for not …

Don’t blame baby boomers for surging home prices: Trulia

Baby boomers have no sway on the affordability of housing in major markets like San Francisco and New York City, according to a new study.

NAHB: Affordability Hits Lowest in 10 Years

Affordability has hit its lowest in 10 years, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunities Index (HOI) for the second quarter of 2018. Approximately 57 percent of homes sold in the second quarter were affordable based on income (the median, nationally, is $71,900), down from roughly 62 percent in the […]

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